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  • Star Mapsby Nick Kanas

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 27.75

    This book traces the history of celestial cartography and relates this history to the changing ideas of man’s place in the universe and to advances in map-making. Photographs from actual antiquarian celestial atlases and prints, many previously unpublished, enrich the text. more...

  • Star Mapsby Nick Kanas

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 48.32

    This revised and updated second edition of the popular astronomical text focuses on the development of map-making leading to today’s view of the stars. It captures the beauty of the heavens through images from antiquarian celestial prints and star atlases. more...

  • The New Martiansby Nick Kanas

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 20.79

    This book introduces and illustrates the emergent topic of space psychology in form of a science fiction novel. It details the real psychological  issues that could affect a crew returning from a long-duration mission to Mars. more...

  • Solar System Mapsby Nick Kanas

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 45.26

    This volume tells the fascinating story of Man’s conceptualization of the solar system from the earliest times, when star maps represented what could be seen to the naked eye, to the modern age, when powerful telescopes and probes afford fresh insights. more...

  • The Protos Mandateby Nick Kanas

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 20.79

    In the 25 th Century, the effects of overpopulation and global warming on Earth have led to the formation of human colonies on the Moon, Mars and elsewhere in the Solar System, yet the limited number of viable places forces humanity to look to the stars. A crash program has been developed to send Protos 1 , a giant multigenerational star ship, to... more...

  • Humans in Spaceby Nick Kanas

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 33.02

    Using anecdotal reports from astronauts and cosmonauts, and the results from studies conducted in space analog environments on Earth and in the actual space environment, this book broadly reviews the various psychosocial issues that affect space travelers. Unlike other books that are more technical in format, this text is targeted for the general... more...

  • The Caloris Networkby Nick Kanas

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 20.79

    The year is 2130. The first-ever expedition is sent to Mercury to search for the cause of an unknown source of electromagnetic radiation that can destroy space ships passing by the planet. Thought to be inhospitable and lifeless, the surface of Mercury provides startling surprises for the crew that endanger their lives and challenge their established... more...

  • Space Psychology and Psychiatryby Nick Kanas; Dietrich Manzey

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 146.81

    1st edition: Winner of the 2004 IAA Life Sciences Book Award! This 2nd Edition represents a complete revision with about 23% more pages and new material compared to the first edition; it includes several recent studies involving astronauts and cosmonauts; and discusses the new field of space tourism. It deals with psychological, psychiatric, and... more...

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